Geotechnical Engineer - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2201-28621

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Geotechnical Engineer with knowledge of engineering, rock and soil mechanics?

If interested, forward your CV to or call Karen on +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

Geotechnical Engineer - Mayo

Job Description

Our client is an award-winning international engineering consultancy, currently undergoing rapid growth.

The successful candidate will be responsible for devising and overseeing ground investigation contracts and supporting various design teams with specialist geotechnical inputs.

Planning, procuring and controlling site investigation contracts for major infrastructure and commercial development projects

Advising the structures team on the design parameters for shallow and deep foundations for buildings, bridges etc.

Designing complex foundations, including pile groups and soil-structure interaction problems

Preparing the earthworks elements of contract documents including specifications, design drawings and reports

Assessing borrow and quarry materials for reuse as embankment fill, drainage, concrete and pavement aggregates

Pavement foundation design in accordance with NRA DMRB and UK DMRB

Assessing and designing soil improvement techniques for soft ground, including surcharge, vertical drains, vibroflotation, geosynthetic reinforcement, geosynthetic encased columns, piled embankments, mass stabilisation, rolling dynamic compaction, lime/concrete subgrade stabilisation

Design to Eurocode EC7


B.Sc civil engineering/engineering geology

Minimum of 5 years experience in Irish/UK glacial till soils, including major road/rail projects

Knowledge of construction techniques for piles and retaining walls is essential

Proficient knowledge and work experience using finite element modelling of soil-structure interaction problems (Plaxis)

Knowledge of quarry/borrow materials used as aggregates and pavement design

Construction experience in earthworks, soil improvement and deep foundations


Post graduate qualification MSc or PhD in geotechnical engineering or related field

Chartered Engineer

Membership of a recognised professional body in the geotechnical field in UK/Ireland

Full Driving Licence


Salary €55k - €65k based experience, negotiable for the right candidates.


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Geotechnical Engineer interested in roles based in Mayo, you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Junior Geotechnical Engineers in Mayo and Ireland.

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